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The Blorenge

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Easy climb for fantastic views

If you want to climb a mountain with great views from the top with relatively little effort then... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Karen B
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Fantastic views

If you park at the Foxhunter car park, it’s a relatively straightforward walk, though my son took... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Bod_99
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

The Blorenge is easily accessible from Abergavenny and in clear weather provides some amazing views. From the Foxhunter car park, it's an easy walk to the top. Unforntunately, irresponsible dog owners treat the Foxhunter car park and the path to the summit as a dog...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you want to climb a mountain with great views from the top with relatively little effort then The Blorenge is for you. Whichever end you climb from you ascend at a steady rate with great views all around. We even found a herd of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you park at the Foxhunter car park, it’s a relatively straightforward walk, though my son took us on a geocaching hunt which involved going off the main path and through the heather, then clambering around on some big rocks, Take care if you’re not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Having done the 3 peaks challenge successfully twice before i know what hell it is to climb The Blorenge early on a wet March morning.Basically a long wet hard slog up a green hell! Still the views are worth it from the top. Or you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The location for Blorenge on here is wrong - it is in the Black Mountains above Abergavenny - or Llanfoist to be exact - and not the Brecon Beacons but is a wonderful walk and i've done it many times. Great for dog walkers although...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is an easy walk without any relevant gradient but still allowing great panormaic views. So anyone not too fit can still enjoy a day out.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

This place is heaven on earth. Mind you, I spent lots of my childhood walking all over it, but it really is wonderful if you walk out to the end.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

An easy walk from the nearby car park. Good views and in all directions though the aerials by the car park are a bit of an eye sore. The ground was fairly boggy but OK. Not a bad place to park up if you want...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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